FALL 2013

FEATURES:
MODERN MASTERPIECES.
BY DENNIS ADLER
The Dassa brothers’ authentic 19th century Colt engravings!

FRONTIER SINGLE ACTION ARMY.
BY MIKE BELIVEAU
Masterful .45 Colt SAA revolver brings classic style with pinpoint accuracy!

NEW MODEL No. 3 FRONTIER .45 COLT.
BY MIKE BELIVEAU
Top-break sixshooter favored by Buffalo Bill Cody!

ALFONSO’S OF HOLLYWOOD.
BY BOB “JAYHAWKER” ARGANBRIGHT
Classic holster-maker added speed and class to the Lone Ranger’s Arsenal!

EMF SHERIFF’S .45 COLT.
BY DENNIS ADLER
New Great Western II sixshooter—a look back at Colt’s Snub Nose Peacemaker!

SMILEY BURNETTE.
BY MATT BASTERSON
The silly sidekick who was the genius behind the music!

AMERICAN COWBOY HAT.
BY TODD G. LOFGREN
The “Frontier Umbrella” offered protection from the elements and a canvas for individuality!

SAA MASTERPIECE
BY FRED CAPOBIANCO
Wayne D’Angelo’s engraving turned a much-loved competition Colt into fighting piece-of-art!

MERWIN HULBERT THIRD MODEL .44-40.
BY DENNIS ADLER
Pocket Army Double Action was the most innovative revolver of the 19th century!

REMINGTON’S ROOTS.
BY WAYNE VAN ZWOLL
America’s oldest gunmaker started in a rural forge!

GOOD GUNS GONE BAD.
BY WAYNE VAN ZWOLL
Neither more guns nor the best guns guaranteed a long life On either side of the badge!

COLUMNS:

Western Words.
NOT JUST A TOOL

Gear & Garb.
BOLSTERS, SHIRTS & BANDANAS

Guns of the Gunfighters.
WALKER COLT CONVERSION

Black Powder.
OLDE EYNSFORD

Cowboy Stuff.
COWHIDE, STEEL & TUSK

New products.
GUNS AND GEAR THAT CAUGHT OUR EYE